Amelia Project

Amelia Project, Giving Wings to Research

SAVE THE DATE - 2017 Annual Amelia Project Conference

Mark your calendar for the annual Amelia Project conference scheduled for Saturday, March 4, 2017. The Catherine Peachey Fund, a member of the Heroes Foundation Family, will sponsor the event at the Indiana University Kokomo campus.

We encourage you to forward this on to your colleagues and current and new associates who may be interested in breast cancer research. We also ask you to locate and invite junior scientists from your institution either within your department or associated with other departments who may benefit from this meeting.

The Amelia Project is designed to bring together scientists and clinicians working on breast cancer. The meeting has a long history of bringing together institutions, fostering collaboration across institutional boundaries, enhancing research through collegial sharing and encouraging and educating pre- and post-doctoral candidates. Metastasis is one of the major themes of the conference this year.

What: Amelia Project annual meeting
When: Saturday, March 4, 2017
Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. (subject to change)
Where: Indiana University Kokomo, Library Building, 2300 S. Washington St., Room KC #130

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The keynote speaker for the Susan Jane Lewis Patrick Lectureship at the Amelia Project is: 

Nikhil Wagle, M.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Medical Oncologist, Medical Oncology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Click here for more about Dr. Wagle.

Please encourage your students and fellows to submit abstracts for a poster and/or a short oral presentation. Abstract submission deadline is Feb. 15, 2017. 

For questions, contact Kristen Scott kscott4@iu.edu.

Amelia Project Planning Committee

Harikrishna Nakshatri, B.V.Sc., Ph.D
Marian J. Morrison Professor in Breast Cancer Research
IU School of Medicine
Associate Director for Education
Co-leader, Breast Cancer research program
IU Simon Cancer Center

Kathy Miller, M.D.
Ballve Lantero Professor of Oncology
Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology
IU School of Medicine
Co-leader, Breast Cancer research program
IU Simon Cancer Center

Crislyn D'Souza-Schorey, Ph.D.
Pollard Professor & Department Chair
Biological Sciences University of Notre Dame

Joseph Irudayaraj, Ph.D.
Professor of Biological Engineering
Bindley Bioscience Center Purdue University

The Catherine Peachey Fund
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